2015 MLB Farewells: San Francisco Giants

And so the trend continues. The San Francisco Giants have won titles in three of the last six MLB seasons, and each one of those titles was succeeded by missing the postseason altogether. Big name acquisitions dominated NL West headlines this spring, but it was quite the opposite for the Giants as they lost Pablo Sandoval to free agency and failed to pick up a starting pitcher to...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants will win in 2016 because of even year magic…and talent

The San Francisco Giants have had an interesting last six seasons. Three World Series championships. Three seasons without a playoff appearance. Every even season they win it all. Every odd year, they don’t even make it to the dance. How can we explain this? It’s very simple. Even year magic. Also, baseball is very hard and making the postseason is never easy. In pro basketball...
Via Baseball Essential
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: 2015 San Francisco Giants

Winning back-to-back world championships is hard. The San Francisco Giants have learned that three times over now, with their latest quest to defend their title coming to an end last night. But unlike the previous two odd years, this one left Giants fans with good feelings and hope that the even year thing may continue in 2016. Decimated by injury, no one would have been surprised...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: 2015 San Francisco Giants

Winning back-to-back world championships is hard. The San Francisco Giants have learned that three times over now, with their latest quest to defend their title coming to an end last night. But unlike the previous two odd years, this one left Giants fans with good feelings and hope that the even year thing may continue in 2016. Decimated by injury, no one would have been surprised...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Officially Over for Quartet of San Francisco Giants Players

PHOENIX, AZ – JULY 17: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with teammate Brandon Belt #9 after hitting a two run home run during the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 17, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) For all intents and purposes the San Francisco Giants 2015 season is over, as they sit eight...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants shut down Pence, Belt, Aoki, Blanco for rest of season

The San Francisco Giants have succumbed to their injuries. Prior to the Giants' game against the San Diego Padres on Thursday, manager Bruce Bochy told reporters that a quartet of players, including Hunter Pence, Brandon Belt, Nori Aoki, and Gregor Blanco, have been shut down for the remainder of the 2015 season. With nine games remaining after Thursday's contest, the Giants are...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants rookies dress up in maid outfits for team flight (PHOTOS)

There has been some debate lately about roster expansion in September, and while there are many valid points that suggest that the practice be terminated, the San Francisco Giants gave us a dozen reasons not to do so on Sunday. After the Giants' 5-1 win on Sunday to avoid a sweep at home by the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team took a flight to San Diego, where it opens a three-game...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panik, Pence both likely done for season for injury-plagued Giants

The San Francisco Giants' hopes of defending their 2014 World Series title are swiftly dwindling. Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters on Monday that All-Star second baseman Joe Panik's back problems will likely force him to miss the remainder of the season. "The odds lean more toward the season being over for him," Bochy said. "I talked to him yesterday. He didn't really feel a...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants considering shutting down Hunter Pence for rest of season

It has been a rocky season for the San Francisco Giants. They entered the 2015 season hoping to defend their status as the reigning champions, but unfortunately, not a lot has gone their way as they have dealt with injuries to their lineup all season. Veteran right fielder and leader Hunter Pence has dealt with injuries most of the season and is currently dealing with an oblique...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro’s five worst moves as Phillies GM

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Thursday that the contract of Ruben Amaro Jr. would not be renewed in a move long awaited by frustrated fans. Amaro oversaw the team’s successful run from 2009-2011, but he also made several moves that contributed to the team’s nosedive to the bottom of the standings. Viewed as a GM who held on to tightly to the past, Amaro gave out multiple...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 schedule released; circle these dates

While the Phillies are smack in the middle of the race to last place – and the first pick in the 2016 first-year amateur draft – let’s take a moment to pause and look ahead to 2016. Because it’s a future where the Phillies at least start without a losing record. The Phillies released their 2016 schedule Tuesday, and while tickets aren’t yet available for anything, we can...
Via Phillies Nation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Stock down

The San Francisco Giants had a terrible week. They went from being three and a half games back at the start of the week to seven and a half back. The cause of this was getting swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Can the Giants make up the ground or is the season over? The season isn’t over until the Dodgers and Cubs magic numbers are at zero. The magic numbers won’t reach zero...
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Hunter Pence's girlfriend delves into his locker

Ever wonder what an MLB player, nonetheless the idiosyncratic Hunter Pence, keeps in his locker? Well, thanks to Pence's girlfriend, Lexi, your curiosity is satiated, as she recently posted a video of what she found in the San Francisco Giants right fielder's locker in the AT&T Park clubhouse upon Pence's request for her to help him organize it. Her search revealed many of the...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Crawford hopeful he'll avoid DL with oblique injury

As magnetic and inspiring as Hunter Pence is, Brandon Crawford is glad he won't be mimicking Pence this time around. After leaving Tuesday's game with tightness in his left side, Crawford assured Wednesday that he only expects to miss a few games and is optimistic he won't be placed on the disabled list like Pence. "It feels pretty mild," Crawford said. "I've strained my oblique...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Marlon Byrd providing a spark

When news broke that right fielder Hunter Pence would be going back on the DL for a third time this season with a moderate oblique strain, it made the San Francisco Giants ramp up their search for finding an outfielder before the waiver deadline. The Giants acquired Marlon Byrd and cash from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for double-A RHP Stephen Johnson. The Giants almost traded...
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd brings ‘old man strength’ to Giants’ ailing outfield

With both Angel Pagan and Hunter Pence on the disabled list, the San Francisco Giants are in dire need of an outfielder who can help the team’s playoff push. Byrd brings professionalism and experience to the team, and at the age of 37 he still has plenty of pop in his bat with 19 home runs this season. That said, he is just hitting .237 with a .286 on base percentage which...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

GM Evans breaks down what Giants like in Marlon Byrd

The San Francisco Giants needed an outfielder, all themore so with star right fielder Hunter Pence recently injuring his oblique, butwhat was it in Marlon Byrd that appealed the Giants?Byrd, a 37-year-old veteran outfielder, has been in highdemand for contending teams over the past few seasons, as the Giants are his sixthteam in four years.This season with the Cincinnati Reds, the...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence Out as Nori Aoki Returns for San Francisco Giants

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Hunter Pence is headed to the disabled list on Thursday with a strained oblique, the same day the San Francisco Giants activated Nori Aoki from the seven-day concussion disabled list. Pence injured his oblique in his final at-bat on Monday night, and after sitting out Tuesday’s contest, the team announced the right fielder would be headed to the...
Via The Sports Journal
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants to place Pence on DL, activate Aoki on Thursday

ST. LOUIS (AP) The San Francisco Giants plan to place Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left oblique, a move timed with activating Nori Aoki, who has been on the DL with a concussion. Manager Bruce Bochy said the team believes Pence well be back by the end of the 15 days. Pence was injured flying out in the ninth inning on Monday. Aoki will likely...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bumgarner had pinch-hit single that led to insurance run

    Madison Bumgarner did not pitch for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night, but the World Series hero proved he doesn’t need to take the mound to help his team pick up a victory. Dealing with an injured Hunter Pence and an undermanned bench, Giants manager Bruce Bochy decided to call on Bumgarner as a pinch-hitter with two outs in the seventh. Naturally, Bumgarner...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants outfielder Hunter Pence placed on DL with strained oblique

The San Francisco Giants will be without one of their best players as the pennant race reaches the homestretch. Hunter Pence received on MRI on his left oblique on Tuesday after experiencing soreness in the area during Monday night's game, the results of which revealed that he has a moderate oblique strain. The injury will cause Pence to be sidelined for at least a few weeks as the...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Pence undergoing MRI for left oblique injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) Hunter Pence of the San Francisco Giants was undergoing an MRI exam for a left oblique injury and was not in the lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals. Manager Bruce Bochy anticipated having results after Tuesday night's game. Pence was hurt swinging on a fly out against St. Louis closer Trevor Rosenthal in the ninth inning of a 2-1 loss Monday night. Bochy had planned...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants remake ‘Full House’ intro, best thing you’ll see all day

Anyone who grew up in the 1990s and didn’t live in a cabin in the woods had a special treat every weekday afternoon when the beloved cast of “Full House” arrived on their television screens. The San Francisco Giants recaptured the legendary show’s magic with an amazing recreation of the intro—”Full Clubhouse” is the best thing you’ll watch all day. Watch as Brandon...
Via Sportsnaut
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Do Spot-On Cover Of ‘Full House’ Intro Video

San Francisco is synonymous with many things, including the Giants and the hit TV show “Full House.” So why not combine the two things? That’s exactly what the Giants will do Sept. 30 with “Full Clubhouse,” their tribute to the iconic ’80s and ’90s show. To promote that late-season event, the Giants revealed this fantastic parody video Friday, featuring members of the...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The bruised, battered Giants push for the playoffs

If you happen to believe there’s no such thing as a curse, the San Francisco Giants are probably testing your faith right now. Odd years have been a thorn in the Giants’ side for a while now, interrupting their World Series dynasty plans with playoff-less autumns. And something unfortunate always seems to befall them in those years, prompting the belief in an odd-year curse....
Via The Outside Corner
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss
Giants News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Warriors take next step in effort to build San Francisco arena

Greg Hardy: Ready to come out ‘guns blazing’ post-suspension

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

NHL hockey is back and that’s awesome

Jake Arrieta's sweet ... sinker?

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Top 10 storylines for Week 6 of the college football season

Astros pitch their way to 3-0 win in WC game

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker